The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Google.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Google 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.81% - -
As % of the Vendors category 5.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£150 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £15.85 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+79.81% -46.27%
Google
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
208 110 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 53.20% 45.64% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 56 46
Average daily rate £325 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.42 £22.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Google across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Google Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Google
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Google across the Merseyside region.

Google Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Google Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Google
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 10 £150 - 4
Google
North West

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Google also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Google.

1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) Android
3 7 (43.75%) Google Apps
3 7 (43.75%) Apple iOS
4 6 (37.50%) Analytics
4 6 (37.50%) Mac OS
4 6 (37.50%) Google Analytics
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (37.50%) HTML
4 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (37.50%) MySQL
4 6 (37.50%) MS Office
4 6 (37.50%) CSS
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) TDD
5 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Subversion
5 5 (31.25%) Ruby
5 5 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
5 5 (31.25%) HTML5
5 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
5 5 (31.25%) Capistrano
5 5 (31.25%) BDD
5 5 (31.25%) User Experience
5 5 (31.25%) Sinatra
5 5 (31.25%) New Relic
5 5 (31.25%) SDLC
6 4 (25.00%) Apple

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Google also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Google. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.25%) Jetty
1 1 (6.25%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Google Apps
2 6 (37.50%) Google Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (6.25%) PaaS
4 1 (6.25%) IaaS
4 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (6.25%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.25%) IPsec
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Subversion
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
1 6 (37.50%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (31.25%) HTML5
2 5 (31.25%) Sinatra
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) J2EE
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) Google Maps API
4 1 (6.25%) Servlets
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Streaming Video
2 1 (6.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Android
2 7 (43.75%) Apple iOS
3 6 (37.50%) Mac OS
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (37.50%) Analytics
2 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
2 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
2 5 (31.25%) BDD
2 5 (31.25%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 4 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) Memory Management
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) Bug Management
4 1 (6.25%) Android Development
4 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) CTC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Xen
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Capistrano
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) New Relic
3 4 (25.00%) Apple
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Facebook
5 1 (6.25%) Twitter
5 1 (6.25%) Rackspace